Absolute 100 favourites Louellen are back with two new tracks which we are proud to premiere here on AbsolutePunk. The band now have a new member on keys and the vocal duties have shifted, meaning the band sound more comfortable in their sound than ever before and we can expect to hear great things in the new year. If you're a fan of the likes of Interpol and Deerhunter with hints of Pinback, you should check out their two brand new songs "Medicine" and "They Build Walls" in the replies and on their AP.net Profile now. Let us know what you think and get involved, you can also grab their Watch Clock EP for your own price here.
The 10th anniversary edition of Interpol's debut album Turn On The Bright Lights has been pushed back a week due to a manufacturing issue but in the mean time, hit the replies to watch the band playing "Obstacle 1" at the first ever LA gig a fortnight after the album was released. This is one of the videos included in the new anniversary version of the album as part of the DVD.
After just releasing his solo album and announcing the 10th anniversary edition of Turn On The Bright Lights Paul Banks (Interpol) is now set to star in a film directed by James Kendi titled Mine To Kill. The score for the movie will also be crafted by Mike Strout (RATATAT) and you can watch a trailer as well as read a synopsis for it in the replies.
Interpol will release Turn On The Bright Lights - 10th Anniversary Edition on November 20th. The release will include a remastered version of the album on CD and vinyl alongside an extra disc of demos and b-sides, a DVD and a collection of rare photographs in a hardbound book. Head here to pre-order the release and read a statement from the band's guitarist, Daniel Kessler, in the replies.
Paul Banks (Interpol) will release a new EP on June 11th titled Julian Plenti Lives... under his own name. The announcement of this solo EP comes ahead of a full solo album release scheduled for later in the year. Head to the replies to check out the artwork and pre-order it from here.
01) Perimeter Deactivated (The Running Man theme cover - Harold Faltermeyer)
02) Summertime is Coming
03) Mythsysizer (J Dilla cover)
04) I'm a Fool to Want You (Frank Sinatra cover)
05) Cavern Worship
Head here to watch the recent collaboration between Interpol and David Lynch. I Touch A Red Button is a short film directed by Lynch set to the song, "Lights", by the band. You can also read more about the collaboration here and buy the self-titled album for $5 on Amazon now.
Head to Louellen's official Facebook page to stream two new tracks titled "Young Hollywood" and "Enid" from their forthcoming EP. The Watch Clock EP will be released later this year and is for fans of The National, Interpol and Sonic Youth.
Interpol have made another change to their live line up. Dave Pajo is "tagging out" to spend time with his family whilst Brad Truax will be filling his position. Head here for the full announcement and details.
Interpol have teamed up with The Creators Project to produce what is promising to be "a new visual experience to match (the bandís) live set". The partnership is set to commence officially at this year's Coachella but in the mean time you can watch a short film titled "Interpol on Interpol " here.
Anna Calvi is releasing her debut album in North America in March 2011. After personal requests, from the bands themselves, for her to support both Grindermanand Interpol on their recent UK and European tours, she is set for great things in 2011. Head to the replies to see her perform "Love Won't Be Leaving".
Interpol have announced an intimate show at London's Heaven on September the 15th in support of the band's new self-titled album, released on September the 13th in the UK. Tickets can be found here later this week. The band have also announced a full UK Tour starting in November. Tickets are available for that, here.
Paul Banks of Interpol will be releasing Julian Plenti Is...Skyscraper, produced by Peter Katis (who produced the first two Interpol albums), on August 4th through Matador Records. It features guest appearances by members of Ratatat and The Occasion. You can download the song "Fun That We Have" for free here.
01) Only If You Run
02) Fun That We Have
04) Games for Days
05) Madrid Song
06) No Chance of Survival
08) Girl on the Sporting News
09) On the Esplanade
10) Fly as You Might
Interpol's new music video for "No I in Threesome" can be seen here. The track is taken from the group's latest release, Our Love to Admire, which is available in stores now courtesy of Capital Records.